Category Archives: Weekly Reports

Rarity Round-up, 8th to 14th December 2018

Under the influence of a predominantly south-easterly airstream, the past week remained dry with daytime temperatures gradually falling from the highest of 11 ºC on 8th to the lowest of 1ºC at the week’s end. Much of the previous week’s … Continue reading

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Rarity Round-up, 1st to 7th December 2018

The first week of winter and some may say, the end of anything new turning up, or was it? The Atlantic airstream brought predominantly south-westerly winds and rain and unseasonally high temperatures, peaking at 13ºC on both 3rd and 6th. … Continue reading

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Rarity Round-up, 24th to 30th November 2018

The last week of autumn saw a continuation of northerly and easterly winds accompanied by low temperatures until the middle part, when south-westerlies helped raise the temperatures to a high of 14ºC on 28th, as well as delivering prolonged heavy … Continue reading

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Rarity Round-up, 17th to 23rd November 2018

The wind throughout the week took a prolonged easterly slant and temperatures fell accordingly, a high of 10°C on 17th had slipped down to a low of just 4°C on 20th. Two new Whooper Swans appeared this week, a lone … Continue reading

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Rarity Round-up, 10th to 16th November

Maintaining temperatures some 5°C higher than they should have been, the wind this week again blew southerly and then south-westerly, before swinging south-easterly during the last two days of the period. Making the news this week were two birds which, … Continue reading

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Rarity Round-up, 3rd to 9th November 2018

A largely southerly airstream throughout the week kept temperatures above average, peaking at 15ºC on 5th-6th. Wildfowl numbers continued to build and most of last week’s rare fare remained settled and on show. Additionally, for the second week running, a … Continue reading

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Rarity Round-up, 27th October to 2nd November 2018

The period started with northerly winds, rain and temperatures significantly depressed, while the first frosts since last spring served to remind that it is now late autumn. Many a glove came on as BST slipped mercilessly into GMT, plunging the … Continue reading

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